I quoted the article word for word. Also, you can buy the Economist
at most shops this week for 4.90 Euros...
On 10 Dec 2005 15:47:34 +0000, Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran at fsfe.org> wrote:
>> Braun Brelin <bbrelin at gmail.com> writes:
> > According to the article, Adobe originally sued Macromedia. Why do
> > so? The article states:
> > "Bruce Chizen, Adobe's boss, sued Macromedia. There was no particular
> > reason for the lawsuit , he recalls, but he had been irked for some
> > time that Macromedia...had appeared to be embarassing the much bigger
> > Adobe...Mr Chizen's people found an obscure patent that Macromedia was
> > probably infringing upon and took it to court. The idea was 'to slow
> > them down a bit' smirks Mr. Chizen."
>> That's certainly a nice quote. Can you just confirm that that quote is word
> for word? And can you say what the article title, date, and issue number
>> (Thanks in advance. I don't have an Economist subscription.)
>> > The article is also on the Economist's web site, however, it's
> > subscription only.
>> Or do Economist articles go publicly-viewable after a while?
>>> (an on- or off-line reply would be great, my questions aren't interesting
> enough for the list, but the answers might be.)
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